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Kodiaks see great success

By Lethbridge Herald on February 14, 2023.


Lethbridge College Kodiaks teams saw plenty of successful results over the weekend.


Indoor track

In just their second meet of the season at the University of Alberta’s Pandas Open, the indoor track team had record setting performances from some of their athletes.

Gunnarr Gibb began the weekend by running the 300-metre dash race in a time of 36.99 to break a seven-year-old record.

Gibb also  helped the 4×200 relay open team win a gold medal with a time of 1:37.57, which was a new school and conference record 

Cooper Williams improved school records in  the 1,000-metre dash(2:34.40) and the 1,500-metre (4:02.63).

Williams won gold in both of those competitions.

Logan Danyluk won bronze in the 600-metre dash.


 The volleyball teams split their games with the University of Alberta- Augustana  Vikings on Friday.

The women’s team ended their regular season with a  three-set sweep at the hands of the Vikings (14-25, 19-25, 21-25). Jamie Brown led the offence with 11 kills.

The team finished third in the south division with a 10-9 record and will host the Medicine Hat Rattlers in a play-in game on Friday night at 6 p.m. to determine who go to the league championship tournament i n Red Deer on Feb. 23-25.

As for the men, they swept the Vikings in three sets (25-20, 25-14, 25-22) and finished second in the south division with a 15-4 record.

Shaye Wall led the attack with a .643 kill percentage and 10 kills alone.

They will have a couple of weeks off until the ACAC championship in Fort McMurray from Feb. 23-25.


 The men’s team  (16-3) clinched first place in the South Division and in the ACAC championship with an 85-63 win over the Vikings on Friday night.

Filip Karanovic had 23 points to pace the offence while Paycen Blackmore had 15 points.

The ACAC championship will begin March 2 in Calgary.

The women’s (13-6)  team also beat the Vikings 78-64 on home court.

Tylee Leavitt put up 20 points while Courtney Deemter and Kitawna Sparks both had 17 points in the win.

Both teams will finish the regular season at Keyano on Friday and Lakeland College on Saturday.

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